Fellows of the Society of Holistic Therapists & Coaches
codes of ethics
with Supervision access
to Scotland's Premier Psychotherapy, Counselling and Holistic
Development Life Coaching Site
& Personal Development - The solution to your problems is in
Counselling, Psychotherapy, Humanistic Counselling, CBT, Couples
Counselling, Stress & Anger Counselling
Counselling and Holistic Life
We are complementary health
not alternative health practitioners. This means that we work WITH the
medical profession. If you have an illness or injury, or if you are
going to embark on a new diet, fitness plan or if you have any
uninvestigated symptoms, you must consult your medical doctor.
CCC registered counsellor & Fellow
of the ISPC (International Society of Professional Counsellors), Stuart
is a NCP (Senior accredited)
NACHP registered psychotherapist and counsellor with a MSc
Psychology. Stuart is also a Fellow of the Society of Stress Managers
(analysis, stress counselling and hypnotherapy)
As well as having specialities, both
provide general counselling.
appropriate National Occupational Standards, carry
professional insurance and support AVR registration of
therapists. Both therapists are CNHC registered hypnotherapists
regulation of hypnotherapy, the CNHC is the NHS funded complementary
health regulator in the UK and an AVR scheme).
Types of Counselling and
Psychotherapy in Glasgow
There are many different sorts
of psychological therapy and theory. Stuart is an integrative
combines elements of many of these in psychotherapy, as needed by the
individual client. These
Development counselling: Using listening
appropriate therapy skills to assist a client in moving
in their lives
and tackling blocks and barriers to progress.
listening skills and appropriate therapy skills to assist a client in moving
in their lives
and tackling emotional issues and problems.
- Clinical psychotherapy: Due for regulation: Using
only specific psychotherapy
skills and methods to address clinical conditions and mental health
conditions directly. This is different to our holistic approach.
listening skills and appropriate
faith related therapy skills to assist a client in moving
in their lives
and tackling spiritual and faith issues. not used unless appropriate to
individual clients needs, when they express a particular faith interest.
couples facilitation and group
listening skills, negotiation skills and other methods to enable better
communication and understanding.
listening skills and appropriate therapy skills including motivational models
assist a client in
moving forward in their lives
and tackling addictions and dependencies.
counselling: A particular method of very
"listening skills" driven therapy.
counselling: A method
very much focused on achieving
progress in areas of life leading to an optimum state of well being.
- Psychoanalytical therapy:
with it's roots in Jung
Freud. Driven to tackle deep underlying issues and patterns. Business
analysis and NLP analysis models are also common.
Analysis: Related to
psychoanalysis it is a modern model of
and uses modified
terminology. Very useful in coaching and counselling methods,
especially where relationships and interpersonal dynamics are being
- Primal therapy:
Psychodynamic psychotherapy this deals with
primal and crucial experiences, often using rich imagery in the therapy
theory: A number of schools
of philosophy in both the East and
have contributed a range of models and ideas relating to mental health
and how human beings think.
A number of religions in
and West have contributed methods that can be used in a secular way to
assist people. Just as many people enjoy Yoga or Tai Chi in a secular
manner, so mindfulness and meditation techniques can assist without any
psychology: A model which is
in a number of ways and is often used in coaching, NLP, counselling and
psychotherapy. Particular useful models include explanations of how
past events effect us now.
and Symbolism: A number of
thinkers such as Jung, Wagner, Freud and Nietzsche have contributed to
the debate on how symbolism, art and ritual effect us consciously,
spiritually and unconsciously. Various religions in the East and West
have also contributed to the debate. These principles can be used in
holistic therapy to guide personal medications and self development
exercises. Many of the methods used are
combined where appropriate in
Transpersonal psychology / transpersonal psychotherapy. This does not
mean having to convert to or follow any particular faith or belief.
Indeed a strength of transpersonal therapy is to look at common themes
in faith and non-faith societies.
- CBT may be effective
in the management of stress related symptoms such as tension headaches
(according to BMJ Learning)
- CBT may be effective
management and treatment of eating disorders and organically
unexplained symptoms and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (according to BMJ
for counselling or psychotherapy in Glasgow
first instance email us and we will send you a free information pack by
email. You can also have a brief confidential chat about your needs and
issues by email before booking.
Contact Therapy Services
From 2010 psychological therapy will also contain elements of
mindfulness and CBT in order to increase client development between
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